counsel about

counsel (someone) about (something)

To advise one on a particular topic or issue. Since you used to handle this project, can you counsel Joanne about it?
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counsel someone about something

to give advice to someone about something. Will you counsel George about which tires to buy?
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Expectating that an executive's communications with corporate counsel about confidential matters are protected can get both the executive and the company into trouble.